The Akron Beacon Journal (www.ohio.com), carries a super overview by Mary Ethridge of how text messaging is being used. I find these pieces very enlightening as they often mention text competitions and uses of the medium that don’t always get international exposure. For example in the above linked piece: In October, Vanity customers were given […]
Although created about 2 years ago, I could still watch our Impulse product video over and over again! I love www.youtube.com so put the video there — so it’s an instant download to your browser now instead of a 34mb file! Check out the video at Youtube at this link or, view right here in […]
I was particularly proud of this press release we put out a few years back, so I thought I’d post it here for posterity. It’s for our SMS Text to Screen service called Impulse. A comprehensive SMS-to-screen entertainment service for nightclubs, developed by London-based Neo One, has scooped the Best Use for Customer Relationship Management […]
CarMonitor is new software allowed you to show location and current state of operated objects on a map and to watch their traveling. You can also send commands via SMS to your car. Link: Here This looks wicked… shame I’m not on Symbian… I might try and borrow my brother’s Nokia 9500 and have a […]
But beware, news channels that are vying for your attention and dying to hear your opinions are going all out to get you to respond. Link: Here L Suresh at newindpress.com makes an interesting point about the limited nature of those TV SMS opinion polls.
When Seattle Sonics guard Ray Allen wanted a limited-edition Sidekick, he did what any respectable All-Star would do – he used his clout to get the mobile phone sent here from one of the five cities where it is being sold. Link: Here Excellent overview of texting, fashion and the Sidekick.
But beware: John Arne Riise, a star Norwegian football player (not real football, of course, just soccer) got himself into tabloid trouble by sending the same cheeseball message to 10 women. Link: Here I have to disagree with the ‘not real football’ comment. Football is Soccer. Then you have men running around covered in body […]
THE old-fashioned courtesy call to remind you of an upcoming doctor’s appointment or visit to the beauty salon could become a thing of the past with a growing number of Tasmanian businesses sending text messages instead. Hobart hairdressers, car dealerships, pubs, doctors, dentists, real estate agents and beauty therapists are among those discovering that popular […]
Generation Next loves to text. Using the tiny keys of a cell phone, young people are pecking out text messages by the billions. "I’ve got friends, that’s all they do," says Chad Perkins, an 18-year-old high school student. "They text during class, during work and just about any other time they are awake." Link: Here
Warriors launching new fans text vote Man of the Match Starting this Friday 11th February Wigan Warriors against Salford City Reds, 8pm kick off, we are launching a new man of the match voted for by the fans by text. Link: http://www.wiganwarriors.com/news_full.asp?newsid=1041 I saw this in operation a good few years ago at another rugby […]
Guy Kewney’s Mobile Campaign site carries a small story about Seiko, the watch/clock maker, using SMS to connect with its customers. I love it, I love it, I love it. Smart!
Check out Research & Markets latest headline stats noted here by TCM net. I still cannot believe that 9.6% of all mobile revenues in 2007 will come from us paying 10p to send 160 character messages to each other.